Timings : Monday - Saturday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM1:30 PM - 5.00 PM
Time Required : 1 - 2 hours
Entry Fee : Adults: VND 40,000College and University Students: VND 20,000School Students: VND 10,000
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Located in the Hoan Kiem district of Hanoi, the National Museum of Vietnamese History exhibits artefacts ranging from prehistoric times- about 400,000 years ago-up to the founding of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.Built in French colonial architecture with beautiful balconies, the museum has a collection of about 200,00 objects ranging from Axe heads to bright lacquerware. It was earlier used as am archaeological research institution of the French School of Asian Studies.
National Museum of Vietnamese History is spread across two sites and houses all sorts of artefacts from Vietnam's history. It takes you through precious artefacts and the process of the building of the nation. The museum houses around 200,000 items, spanning the Neolithic age, Bronze age, Sa Hunh, Oc Eo, and Hung periods, Nguyen dynasty, Cham period, and also northern Vietnam's Dong Son, a culture that existed about 1000 BC-100 AD.